Running Your Pandemic-Stricken Business from Home: Why Hiring a Virtual Receptionist Make Sense

With so many countries across the world struck by the COVID-19 pandemic, most of the businesses have currently started working from home. While this is a good way to prevent a large number of individuals congregating in one area, there are also various challenges associated with this that can affect a business. Working from Home is Challenging! It sounds easy, but in reality, it isn’t so; working from home is challenging, indeed. Some of the most typical challenges are as follow.…

Working from Home: How to Secure your Home Network

The COVID-19 pandemic is real. But instead of living in anxiety and feeling depressed, we need to make the most of the situation. For example, the situation has provided us with the opportunity to stay home – and focus on what’s important. Indeed, many countries from around the world are in a near-complete shutdown at present to prevent the spread of this deadly virus. At this crossroads, in addition to finding valuable time for our family, most of us tend to spend a lot of our time on the Internet. One of the biggest disruptions the current situation presents to us concerns our work routines.…

Freelancing 101: Read This Before You Pursue the Path of Working from Home

Freelancing and working from home are becoming a more common occurrence. Before the internet and wireless technology, it was a rarity, but access to these technologies has hugely multiplied the percentage of the overall working population that falls into these roles. One thing to remember though is that there are plenty of misconceptions and unknown rules to being successful as a freelancer. It’s Still Work So many people make the mistake of thinking that working from home means they can goof off or split their attention between multiple places.…

6 Steps to Set Up a Work from Home Program for Your Company

A good work-from-home program can save your company money, boost employee productivity and morale, and act as a perk to help you attract great talent. But to be effective, your program needs to have enough structure to keep your staff on task and bring out their best work without supervision, and it needs to have some elements to help you stay on top of employee performance. Here are some steps to help you create a well-developed, flexible work-at-home program. 1. Hash Out Eligibility Which staff members will be eligible to work from home and which will need to stay in the office?…

Stop Working From Home: It’s Time to Expand

When you first start out in business it can be tempting to work from home. Not only does it keep your expenses low but you also have the flexibility of being able to work any hours you choose. However, there comes a time when you need to expand and one of the best ways to do this is to draw a clear line between your home and business life and to step into your own office. Let’s look at different ways to start your expansion.…

How to Make Working from Home Work for You

For many of us, office culture can be a little overwhelming. Being asked to do urgent tasks by impatient colleagues, having to work amid a sea of noise and having your precious time eaten into by emergencies – all those problems and more make the world of work seem anything but attractive. Working from home, on the other hand, can be calming, but productivity can be an issue. While you’re in a quieter setting where it’s easier to think clearly, if you’re at home, the temptation to slacken can be all too hard to resist, even if there’s something urgent to do.…